Management: perspective and practice
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Management: perspective and practice

2.3 Some common features of organisations

Many of you will feel that the place in which you work is special. Yet, experience shows that managers in all sorts of organisations outline a very familiar range of management problems that are common. Thus, there is a paradox – each organisation is unique, but all organisations have much in common. All organisations are seeking to resolve a set of common problems: how to divide up the work and, at the same time, integrate it, and how to create a sense of identity.

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